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    Life Hacks

    Five Steps to Overcoming Overwhelm

    Overwhelm. We all face it. But where does it come from and how can we better manage it? I am referring here to the overwhelm of having too many things and not enough time to do them all, not emotional overwhelm which comes from different sources. A lot of the time, overwhelm is our own fault. It’s simply because we overcommit. Either to others or to ourselves. We think we can fit more into a day than we actually can. We want to do it all because were excited. Or we say yes because we don’t want to let the other person down, even though (if we stopped to think…

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    Journaling

    Free Journaling Playbook Released

    This is a really quick post to say that I have created a journaling playbook to help you get started with journaling. It’s built around a short morning session and another short evening session – both around 10 minutes. Each session blends gratitude to enhance your mood and mental state (which we could all do with right now), planning and goal setting (the easy edition) and the all-important analysis (core journaling) plus a handful of other tips. In the playbook are two templates you can use to fill in each day, or adapt to your preferred medium. I will be releasing other freebies in time, and if there is something…

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    Life Hacks

    A Letter from the Future

    As we draw to the close of the year (and the decade), it’s time to review where we’ve come from and where we’re going. Personally, I often think about this on my journey to “Become Human” as I unpick limiting beliefs and outmoded paradigms that no longer serve me, and the end of the year is a great time to do this. A powerful technique to help is the “Letter From Future You.” Many coaches ask you to think of yourself a year ahead and write down what you are grateful for having achieved that year. You then review it and if you’re not super-psyched by what you have written…